As government coffers shrink - thanks to COVID-19 subsidies - and therefore, school funding may well be expected to do the same, we could be looking at continued privatisation of education and deepening inequity in Au...
A NSW teachers’ union has called on the Government to take “decisive” action to prevent clusters of COVID-19 transmission in schools.
Schools across Australia are being invited to lend a helping hand to feed hungry students, as more families reach out for food relief this year.
The merging of schools is an all too common fact of life for many communities, and while tumultuous and stressful at the time, handled sensitively and positively, it’s hoped that the emergent school can quickly forge onward and upward.
Carol Mutch, professor of Critical Studies in Education at the University of Auckland, has spent years researching the role of schools in disaster response and recovery. She spoke with EducationHQ on how school leaders can look after their staff and students during a crisis.
Why are schools so challenged by risk management? This is something I’ve been noticing a lot lately and whilst risk management in schools has never been strong, because it doesn’t form part of a teacher’s training, the fact that it’s so important baffles me as to the lack of attention given to it.
Every learner that enters the classroom comes with a virtual school bag crammed with a potent assortment of rich knowledge, religious identities and spiritual understandings – and they shouldn’t have to discard this toolkit at the school gate, Dylan Chown believes.
The Federal Minister for Education, Dan Tehan, has made the Phonics Screening Check (PSC) available across Australia.
We’re living in unprecedented times. Since March 2020, the world has been dealing with a pandemic we just can’t seem to shake. Indeed, the emergence of COVID-19 has shone a light on how much support vulnerable and disadvantaged children really need.
In 2016, I attended a meeting and fortuitously sat next to the (now retired) principal of Callaghan College who asked me what type of research I’d like to do in schools.
Video is now embedded in education at all levels.